Goričan

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Goričan
Municipality
Goričan
Goričan
Goričan is located in Croatia
Goričan
Goričan
Location of Goričan in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°23′N 16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Mario Moharić
Area
 • Total 21.50 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,823
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40324 Goričan
Area code(s) 040
Website www.gorican.hr

Goričan is a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia.

Goričan is the only village belonging to the municipality. Its population in the 2011 census was 2,823.[1] Of the entire population, 2,763 people identified themselves as Croats.[2]

Goričan is located in the eastern part of Međimurje County, near the Croatian-Hungarian border and the Mura. The nearby populated places include the villages of Donji Kraljevec and Hodošan in Međimurje County, as well as the town of Letenye in Hungary. The border checkpoint between Goričan and Letenye is located around 3 kilometres from the centre of the village. The border checkpoint is also the place where the Croatian A4 motorway becomes the Hungarian M7 motorway, or the other way around.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Goričan". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 46°23′N 16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683